NEW DELHI: In a massive action against the international drug smugglers, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested three foreign nationals and also seized eight kg of heroin and one kg of cocaine, officials said on Friday. NCB Deputy Director (operations) KPS Malhotra said, "The Delhi Zonal Unit of NCB in its bid to strike against the drug traffickers had seized eight kg heroin and one kg cocaine and arrested two Uganda nationals and one Nigerian national." Malhotra said that the Delhi unit was working on the intel received from the accused persons arrested in the month of December, from whom about 5.350 kg heroin was recovered.
"The information was developed, which led to a successful operation," he said, adding that a trap was laid and on January 28 this year and two Uganda nationals — Jascent Nakalungi, 42, and Sharifah Namaganda, 28, were intercepted at Indira Gandhi International Airport.
He said, "Their luggage was thoroughly checked. In the luggage of both these ladies, there was a false cavity. Four kg heroin and 500 gm cocaine were recovered from the luggage of each of them." (IANS)